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Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition.

Author: John Kaag
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the concept of the imagination through German idealism of the 18th century, the American philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, and the findings of contemporary cognitive neuroscience in order  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Kaag
ISBN: 0823254933 9780823254934 0823261514 9780823261512 9781322964973 1322964971
OCLC Number: 903891412
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. The Cultivation of the Imagination 2. Enlightening Thought: Kant and the Imagination 3. C. S. Peirce and the Growth of the Imagination 4. Abduction: Inference and Instinct 5. Imagining Nature 6. Ontology and Imagination: Peirce on Necessity and Agency 7. The Evolution of the Imagination 8. Emergence, Complexity, and Creativity 9. Be Imaginative! Suggestion and Imperative Notes Bibliography Index

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John Kaag's Thinking through the Imagination is a uniquely important contribution to the philosophy of imagination in at least six ways. First, it is the most comprehensive and detailed study ever Read more...

 
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